Her siren song would make the mermaiden's melodies sound like a hurdy-gurdy.
The boy evinced his gratitude by a new turn of the hurdy-gurdy.
The little children in the alleys of a great city seem to be agitated in the same way by the hurdy-gurdy!
Tonio will take to the hurdy-gurdy again; him an' Puck should win money too.
Jacks eyes lit up like the windows of a hurdy-gurdy on the evening of a fandango.
She danced until she was breathless and the hurdy-gurdy had gone away.
This hurdy-gurdy is of the kind which the French call vielle en luth, because its body is shaped like that of the lute.
The sound of a hurdy-gurdy came from the Murillo Garden as she passed.
It bears a close resemblance to a hurdy-gurdy, and has four copper cords.
The present hurdy-gurdy business has been going on a longish time.
1749, perhaps imitative of its sound and influenced by c.1500 hirdy-girdy "uproar, confusion."